Will Kalinke’s ‘Victims and Vultures’ receives Gold Seal consideration

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Kalinke’s 2011 book submitted for editorial, quality appraisal by U.S. Review of Books

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The story centers on Paul, a victim of sexual assault, who shows up at Will’s doorstep just as a heavy thunderstorm approaches.

Author Will Kalinke’s 2011 book “Victims and Vultures” (published by Trafford Publishing) is now a contender for the Trafford Gold Seal recognition program, awarded to books that demonstrate exceptional writing quality and overall potential.

Within the pages of “Victims and Vultures,” Kalinke tells a story based on the experiences of a young runaway he brought into his home for reprieve from a sexually abusive situation. This young man shared his story with Kalinke, and they decided it was a story worth sharing with the world.

The story centers on Paul, a victim of sexual assault, who shows up at Will’s doorstep just as a heavy thunderstorm approaches. The two become friends and eventually Will becomes Paul’s mentor, guiding him through the healing stages of overcoming his abusive past.

An excerpt from “Victims and Vultures”:

“I was at a loss for answers – or of questions. This was an unusual encounter. I was stupid to get involved, but I couldn’t ignore him under the circumstances with that storm rapidly approaching. That was a real push/pull situation, which required a fast decision.”

“Victims and Vultures”
By Will Kalinke
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781426952456
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 244 pages | ISBN 9781426952449
E-Book | 244 pages | ISBN 9781426952463
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Will Kalinke traveled with a number of runaway, homeless youth coast-to-coast, in back alleys and dark streets in the ’80s. He gave a presentation to the 1989 ACRES/NRSSC national conference about his experiences on that journey and much of what he observed was woven into “Victims and Vultures.” Kalinke was a teacher for much of his life.

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